Best Paper Award

Best Paper Award

One or more awards totaling up to $1,500 are being offered to promote knowledge in Information Systems Auditing. In addition, the winners will have the opportunity of being published in the Information Systems Control Journal® and in the ISACA® LA Chapter website. Papers should be typewritten, a minimum of 2,500 words and follow the Chicago Manual of Style or APA Style using endnotes, rather than footnotes, to credit sources.

Minimum criteria for the paper are:

  • Original material on a current topic related to Information Systems Auditing
  • Well researched with the majority (>50%) of the  references less than 2 years old
  • Paper must be well organized and free from grammar and spelling errors
  • Preference will be given to papers that are presented in a format that is easy to read andunderstand.

Possible topics include:

  • Managing Spyware
  • Identity Theft
  • Patch Management
  • Intrustion Prevention Systems (IPS)
  • Event Log Correlation
  • Computer Forenics Tools
  • Securing Wireless
  • Spam Filtering
  • Voice Over IP (VoIP) – Security Controls/Risks
  • Honeypots

Papers will be accepted from January 1, 2013 through May 26, 2013. Recipients will be selected in the summer. Winners will be announced in a Fall 2012 dinner meeting of the Los Angeles Chapter of ISACA®.

All award recipients are subject to approval by the Board of Directors of the Los AngelesChapter. Awards will not be given if candidates do not meet minimum qualifying criteria.

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